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Blog12/01/2017
Gary Schlarbaum, one of our generous supporters, has again offered to match all donations received through December 9.

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Three National Treasures: Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard

BiographiesFree MarketsHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

11/30/2017Mises Daily Articles
In an age when loot-seeking is the norm among politicians — both governmental and academic, Hazlitt, Hutt, and Rothbard have held high the banner of truth and freedom.

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How Ludwig von Mises Studied History

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog11/30/2017
While economics is concerned with purposeful action, history is different, and the historian asks why certain actions were undertaken.

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Massive Overkill: The Pentagon's High-Priced Nuclear Arsenal

War and Foreign Policy

Blog11/30/2017
America's nuclear arsenal is more about corporate welfare than actual national defense.

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Eliminating the State and Local Tax Deduction Is a Terrible Idea

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and Spending

Blog11/29/2017
The federal tax burden is huge compared to state and local taxes. Even in California.

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War, Peace, and the State

Big GovernmentWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

11/29/2017Articles of Interest
To live liberty, we must realize and demonstrate to the world that libertarian theory can be brought sharply to bear upon all of the world's crucial problems.

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The Jerry Rescue, Uncle Tom, and Anthony Burns

U.S. History

11/29/2017Audio/Video
In this episode, Chris Calton discusses some of the most significant outcomes of the Fugitive Slave Act.

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Totalitarian Regimes Aren't the Only Bloodthirsty Ones

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog11/29/2017
Certainly some regimes are worse than others, but even non-totalitarian regimes are anything but humanitarian when judged properly.

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The Economics of Gentrification

Protectionism and Free TradePrivate Property

According to the mainstream media gentrification is the new monster to be fought. Why?

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Capitalism and the Misunderstanding of Monopoly

Monopoly and Competition

Blog11/28/2017
Many of the criticisms against capitalism are connected with confusions and misunderstandings about the meaning of ‘monopoly” in the marketplace.

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